Human Rights/Labor Rights
Washout Wednesday   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Nasdaq - US bond markets are flashing recessionary red as the inversion of the 2/10 yield curve, a quirk that has preceded every recession in modern history, triggered a massive exodus from the equity markets into US bonds, which are...
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Relentless rise of consumer debt in Russia fuels bubble fears for some   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Natalia Leontyeva, a Siberian sales manager, bought a second hand car in 2013 with a loan worth about four monthly salaries. She now owes the equivalent of at least four years of earnings, one of a growing...
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This Under-the-Radar Cannabis Partnership Is a Bigger Deal Than You Realize   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! News - While there are a number of high-growth industries for investors to choose from, it's the "green rush" of marijuana that continues to attract the bulk of the attention on Wall Street. With double ...
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Boston Ballet stretches its entrepreneurial muscle   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journals - The Boston Ballet has been stretching its entrepreneurial muscle in order to find more revenue. The professional ballet company invited more than 500 people to participate in an internal business pitch competition last August....
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North Macedonia’s prime minister apologises for using gay slur   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Verité
Source: PinkNews - The head of North Macedonia’s Helsinki Committee for Human Rights Uranija Pirovska said that she was ... The government became embroiled in the scandal after the Italian newspaper La Verita published a video which it said...
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Tracking Dan Loeb's Third Point Portfolio - Q2 2019 Update   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Dan Loeb's 13F portfolio value decreased from $8.99B to $8.54B this quarter. The number of positions increased from 31 to 42. Third Point doubled Chemours while dropping DowDuPont. The top three ...
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US, Honduras craft deal to improve labor conditions   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: The Hill - A February report by the the Bureau of International Labor Affairs raised serious concerns about the effective enforcement of labor laws in Honduras and the nation's compliance under the trade agreement. At the time, Perez called...
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Will Deere Remain In Its Range After Earnings'   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Deere & Co. is set to release fiscal third quarter results on Friday morning. Earnings and revenue are expected to grow, but at a slower rate than the last few years. Sentiment toward the stock is ...
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Developers select firm to market 1 million-square-foot industrial building near Amazon Air hub   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journals - The developers of a more than 1 million-square-foot speculative industrial building in Northern Kentucky have selected a commercial real estate firm to help them fill it. Hillwood and Al Neyer, which are developing Aero Commerce...
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Request to UN Special Rapporteur Regarding Threats and Intimidation in Belo Monte Judicial Process   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Terra de Direitos
Source: Amazon Watch - Movimento Xingu Vivo Para Sempre, Terra de Direitos - Organização de Direitos Humanos, Conselho Indigenista Missionário – CIMI, Sociedade Paraense de Direitos Humanos (SDDH), Justiça Global,...
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